January 25, 2015 I spent the weekend in coastal Georgia, performing field work in a mixed timber and natural stand forest. The two of us performing the work had the whole 1000+ acre forest to ourselves, following the roads and trails around the property. Unsurprisingly, the roads were the easiest to follow. Lined with pines…

January 12, 2014 Maine has a beautiful network of trails known as the Huts and Trails system, where visitors can walk, snowshoe, or cross-country ski along groomed trails deep in the Maine woods. Every so often, hikers will come across a beautifully engineered hut, complete with solar or hydro-power (or both) enabling each hut to…

January 5, 2014 Happy New Year! I ended 2014 and began 2015 in Maine, where temperatures shifted from the warm mid-forties to the bitterly cold single digits. Regardless of the weather however, Maine is always beautiful, and I was lucky enough to spend some time on the rocky coastline. Biddeford Pool is a well-known birding…